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Economic Indicators
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The plunge in oil prices prompted HSBC Holdings Plc to cut this year’s economic outlook for 13 crude exporters across central, eastern Europe and the Middle East as public spending drops. more
Bryant University has named Glenn M. Sulmasy, a U.S. Coast Guard Academy captain, as its first provost and chief academic officer, effective this March. more
Foreclosure rates declined year over year by two-tenths of a percentage point in February in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area, according to data released Thursday by CoreLogic. more
U.S. stocks rose, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index climbing to an all-time high, as energy and small-cap shares rebounded from yesterday’s declines. more
In what its CEO calls a “pivotal year,” Citizens Financial Group Inc. Monday reported net income of $865 million in 2014, an improvement on a $3.4 billion loss in 2013, which was fueled by a $4.1 billion after-tax goodwill impairment charge. Citizens reported earnings of $1.55 per diluted share for the year. more
Fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, sending the average over the past month to an eight-year low, a sign the labor market continues to gain momentum. more
The Center for Dynamic Learning today launched a Career and Exploration Center to help city teens gain hands-on skills in the technical trades, engineering and manufacturing fields. more
Treasuries fell with U.S. stocks, while the dollar headed for its best week this year after data showing retail sales rose bolstered the case for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates. more
Democrat Gina Raimondo focused her campaign for Rhode Island’s governorship on turning around the New England state’s ailing economy by reviving factories that were once a fount of middle-class jobs. more
Passenger traffic at T.F. Green Airport declined for the eighth consecutive month in August, registering 332,246 travelers, a drop of 6.85 percent compared with August 2013, according to the latest report released by the R.I. Airport Corporation. more
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